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The Bossier Parish School Board will be adding new school buses to its fleet at a cost of $1.4 million. The board has approved the purchase of two 2019 special education buses with air conditioning and twelve (12) 2019 retro-ed buses with air conditioning. They have also approved the purchase of twelve ...
The Vanceville Road bridge reopened to traffic last week. It's a big benefit to many living in the neighborhoods close to the bridge. But it is just one example of parish officials' commitment to their top priorities this year. “We're having too many issues now with our bridges being closed.” said Bossier Parish ...

The Bossier Parish public school district is under fire for alleged unconstitutional actions involving the promotion of Christianity. The school board will meet in executive session Thursday, Feb. 15, to discuss a 33-page lawsuit, filed last week in U.S. District Court in Shreveport, that alleges widespread use of ...
BOSSIER PARISH CRIME DOWN- Bossier Parish Sheriff Julian Whittington held a press conference yesterday to release the 2017 crime statistics for Bossier Parish, Whittington explained, there was a decrease of nearly six percentage points in major crimes from 2016 to 2017. "We'll go through the ...
Bossier Parish, La. - The Bossier Parish Sheriff releases crime statistics for 2017 and outlines the "State of the Parish." The crime statistics cover the parish area and do not include the city limits. It shows major crimes decreased by six percent compared to 2016. Sheriff Julian Whittington said there were 915 ...
BATON ROUGE — Possible criminal charges are pending following the death of a man serving time at Louisiana State Penitentiary for murder in Bossier Parish, the Louisiana Department of Corrections announced Tuesday. West Feliciana Parish Deputies and Department of Corrections detectives are ...

“Unfortunately, that is not the atmosphere that Bossier Parish Schools provide. Even though the district educates a diverse community that includes all the people who come to the area to serve our nation at Barksdale Air Force Base, Bossier Parish school officials make one religion – Christianity – pervade ...
Bossier Parish principal goes viral with snow day PSA. Thursday, January 18th 2018, 3:11 pm PST Thursday, January 18th 2018, 7:04 pm PST. By Jasmine ... A Bossier Parish principal is taking social media by storm. Andrew Coleman busted a move or two earlier this week to tell his teachers they were having a snow day.
Kara Chisolm, center, has accepted a scholarship to play softball at Bossier Parish Community College in Louisiana. ... Kara Chisolm will graduate Owasso High School in the spring, move to Louisiana in the summer and begin a college softball career at Bossier Parish Community College. Softball at ...
Bossier Parish Community College will also reopen Thursday and classes will resume as scheduled. Update, Jan. 17 11:12 a.m.. Caddo Parish Schools has not decided if schools and sites will be open Thursday, according to a Facebook post on their page. Staff is working with local agencies to determine ...
All Bossier Parish schools and centers will reopen Thursday as normally scheduled. Buses will run at their regular times. In the event that a roadway remains closed, buses will be re-routed to pick up students. As an added precaution, Bossier Schools' Transportation Department will place mechanics and ...
We are working closely with the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development and Bossier Parish Police Jury to ensure bridges and overpasses are being sanded/salted in preparation for Thursday. Contingency plans are in place for roads and bridges that could pose problems in the morning ...
Doors to the Bossier Parish Courthouse in Benton will open at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 17, according to parish officials. A delayed opening will give workers and individuals with business at the courthouse the opportunity to check local weather and driving conditions before taking the trip to Benton.
Dr. Nichole Bourgeois, Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum and Academic Affairs for Bossier Parish Schools, has announced that the Bossier Parish Pupil Progression Plan for the 2017-2018 school year will be available for public review from Tuesday, Jan. 16, to Friday, Jan. 19, at the Bossier ...
A beloved employee of Bossier Parish is being officially honored this week following her death last month. Charlotte Bouillon, 61, of Benton was the assistant parish treasurer for the police jury from September 2010 until her death Dec. 8. The Bossier Parish Police Jury passed a resolution on Wednesday ...
A sobriety checkpoint will be held Saturday evening starting at 10 p.m. and run into Sunday morning. (Source: Bossier Parish Sheriff's Office). BOSSIER PARISH, LA (KSLA) -. Plan on going out for the last weekend in 2017? Well, you might want to start planning ahead for a ride because Bossier deputies ...
Bossier City police have arrested a man for committing sex crimes involving a child under the age of 13. Christopher George Keeling, 24 of Bossier City was arrested for first degree rape Wednesday by detectives with the Bossier City Police Department's Juvenile Unit following an investigation into a ...

Two road projects continue to move ahead and a bridge repair job could get under way after Christmas, Bossier Parish Engineer Butch Ford told the Bossier Parish Police Jury on Dec. 20. Support pilings for the Vanceville Road bridge should be arriving next week, he said, and work is expected to get ...
Nearly two dozen fifth graders at Stockwell Place Elementary School in Bossier City presented about 2,000 canned goods and non-perishable food items Friday morning to Operation Blessing, the food pantry program here in Bossier Parish run by the Bossier Sheriff's Office. Dep. Daryl Brown, school ...
Officials hope a more convenient early voting site for many Bossier Parish residents will increase the number of people who come out to the polls at election time. Whereas previously the only place to vote early was at the Bossier Parish Courthouse in Benton, a new early voting site is planned for central ...
Operation Blessing Deliveries Are Made in Bossier Parish ... The Christmas spirit is very much alive in Bossier Parish with "Operation Blessing". Bossier Sheriff's Office deputies and Posse members delivered 450 special “Spirit of Christmas” food boxes to Bossier Parish residents to help them have a food ...
Santa and his helpers made an early visit to Bossier Parish educators, delivering $30,000 in grant money to fund 14 innovative classroom projects. For the fourth year since the Sydney Biedenharn Educators Endowment was established, the Biedenharn Foundation awarded checks to teachers whose grant ...
Casting an early ballot in upcoming elections will soon be a lot more convenient for voters in Bossier City and southern Bossier Parish, especially those who historically face a long drive to the parish courthouse in Benton. When the parish police jury adopted its 2018 budget Wednesday, funds were ...
Bossier Sheriff Julian Whittington said a Bossier Parish elementary school teacher has been arrested for stealing prescription medications. Robyn Edmonds, 39, of the 100 block of Clarkston Road in Benton and a teacher at Princeton Elementary School, was arrested by the Bossier Sheriff's Office Monday ...
Four parents have sued the Bossier Parish Schools for allegedly subjecting their children to unwanted and unconstitutional Christian messages and indoctrination. The lawsuit was filed Wednesday in U.S. District Court in Shreveport. Americans United for Separation of Church and State filed the lawsuit on ...
BOSSIER CITY — Americans United for Separation of Church and State Thursday filed a federal lawsuit, Does 1-4 v. Bossier Parish School Board, in an attempt to end the, “widespread, unconstitutional promotion of Christianity throughout Bossier public schools.” Americans United filed the lawsuit on ...
Bossier Parish has been busy working on several road projects since the new year began. Butch Ford, parish engineer, told the Bossier Parish Police Jury on Jan. 10 that repairs were recently completed on two Sligo Road bridges in the southern part of the parish. The rock surfaces of the bridges, located ...
BOSSIER PARISH, La. - You will need to find an alternate route if you travel on Sligo Rd. in Bossier Parish. Sligo Rd. will be closed to traffic effective Thursday, Dec. 28 while Bossier Parish Police Jury highway department crews make repairs to two small bridges. The bridges are located on Horseshoe and ...
In that case, she was accused of depositing rent money into her personal account, the Bossier Parish Sheriff's Office said. More: Bossier ...
(Bossier Parish, La.) -- A quiet afternoon spent sawing wood quickly turns into an emergency when the saw cuts-up its handler's face.
Haughton High School student Kynan Hayes of 1900 block of Sparrow Ridge in Haughton was arrested for allegedly making threats to several ...
Bossier Parish Sheriff's Office detectives are asking the public's help in finding out who stole an all-terrain vehicle valued at $12,000 from a ...
Bossier Parish property tax notices were mailed today, and homeowners can make their payments in person, by mail, online, and drive-through ...
Three Bossier Parish men, including a former Caddo schoolteacher, are accused of possessing videos and sexual abuse images of children.
Five men in Bossier and Caddo Parishes -- including a middle-school teacher in Shreveport , a Bossier Parish retired deputy and a Barksdale ...
If the database doesn't appear, try refreshing the page.. Bossier Parish Schools increased its overall district school performance grade ...
(BOSSIER PARISH, LA) - It was a frightening find in Bossier earlier this week. A giant alligator was discovered in a ditch along Highway 154 ...
Bossier City, La - The Bossier Parish sheriff office put on a training class called 'Surviving the Terror' to help people when they are facing ...
Bossier Parish school honored as a "World-Leading Learner" ... The Bossier Parish School of Technology and Innovative Learning is gaining ...
An Elm Grove man was killed in a one-vehicle crash Friday morning on La. 527, west of La. 157 in Bossier Parish. Jonathon Taylor, 34, was ...
After nearly two hours in executive session Tuesday night, the Bossier Parish School Board took no action in response to allegations that it ...
A lawyer for the Bossier Parish School Board says they're sticking to their policy that requires students to stand during the national anthem.
Bossier joins a long list of parishes and counties in the region with burn bans in effect. The bans will remain in effect until further notice. Below ...
Bossier Parish is now under a burn ban, the Bossier Parish Police Jury announced Tuesday afternoon. BPPJ President Bob Brotherton issued ...
Brettillo was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash and was pronounced dead at the scene by the Bossier Parish Coroner. Herrin was ...
A Plain Dealing woman was killed in a two-vehicle accident Monday night in north Bossier Parish, Louisiana State Police said. The crash ...
Bossier Parish's financial viability got a boost recently with an announced upgrade in the parish's credit rating by Moody's Investors Service.
In Bossier Parish, we believe when a student chooses to join and ... derived after seeking input from all Bossier Parish middle and high school ...
An alligator was put down in Bossier Parish after it was spotted on the side ... The gator was found by a Bossier Parish Police Jury commercial ...
Bossier Sheriff Julian Whittington sends a letter to a Ford Motor Company dealer - NO MORE FORD MOTOR COMPANY VEHICLES.


 

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